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Published by The Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


  • United Nations.,
  • World Meteorological Organization.,
  • Earth sciences and state.,
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Climatic changes.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.

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Edition Notes

Statement[produced by the World Meteorological Organization].
ContributionsWorld Meteorological Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19404428M

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